Preventing Welding Accidents | WeldConnect

A key aspect of these standards is the periodic testing of flashback arrestors, vital components that prevent dangerous reverse gas flows. According to the Australian Standards for Welding, these devices must be tested every six months or, at most, every twelve months, to ensure they are functioning correctly. This mandatory flashback arrestor testing highlights the importance of regular maintenance and inspections in protecting welders from potential flash fires and explosions. By combining the use of high-quality welding supplies with strict compliance with national standards, businesses can significantly reduce the risk of welding accidents, creating a safer and more secure workplace.